American Experience: The Perfect Crime DVD - AV Item

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Set in 1920s Chicago, The Perfect Crime tells the shocking story of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb; wealthy college students who had planned to abduct and kill a child at random just to prove they were smart enough to get away with it. Their lawyer summoned experts to show that the murderers had been shaped by childhood trauma, setting off a national debate about morality, individual responsibility, and capital punishment.

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Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

AV Benefits:

AV Benefit Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

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  • American Experience: The Perfect Crime

    The murder of a fourteen-year-old boy by two wealthy college students was shocking enough, their motive more so. Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb had planned to abduct and kill a child at random to prove they were smart enough to get away with it. Their lawyer Clarence Darrow summoned experts to show that the murderers had been shaped by childhood trauma and physical defects, and that it was society and its barbaric death penalty that deserved to be put on trial. Set in 1920s Chicago--a city of gin joints, gangsters, and political corruption--The Perfect Crime tells a story that set off a national debate about morality, individual responsibility, and capital punishment.

    This DVD features subtitles in English